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Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 21-year-old New York man has been sentenced to six years in New Jersey state prison for causing the death of a friend while driving impaired last summer in Southampton Township. Anthony Lorenz, of Ossining, must serve 85 percent of the sentence before becoming eligible for parole. Under …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that two Wrightstown drug dealers have been charged with causing the death of a customer who fatally overdosed on fentanyl laced with an animal tranquilizer sold to him in September 2021. Rajik Morphis, 39, of West Main Street in Wrightstown, and Ozell Sutton, 39, also of Wrightstown, were charged …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Maple Shade Police Chief Christopher J. Fletcher today released the identity of the woman who was killed last week inside a room at a Route 73 motel, and asked the public for assistance with the homicide investigation. The victim was identified as 36-year-old Michelle L. Johnston, who had lived in multiple …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Mount Laurel Police Chief Stephen Riedener announced that an 84-year-old man has been charged with the death of his wife in what may have been a mercy killing, according to the preliminary investigation. The defendant, who is accused of fatally stabbing his 82-year-old wife, turned the knife on himself …

CITY OF BURLINGTON – Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and City of Burlington Police Chief John Fine announced that a 35-year-old city resident has been charged with killing a Willingboro man as he was sitting in a parked car on Linden Avenue earlier this week. Bryant Williams, of the first block of East Federal Street, …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and City of Burlington Police Chief John Fine announced that a 40-year-old Willingboro man was shot and killed early this morning while sitting in a vehicle that was parked on a City of Burlington street. City of Burlington police officers on overnight patrol heard gunfire just before 3 a.m., and …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Maple Shade Police Chief Christopher J. Fletcher announced that a homicide investigation began earlier today after the body of a woman was found inside a room at the Bel-Air Motor Lodge in Maple Shade. The investigation began just before 11:30 a.m. after officers from the Maple Shade Police Department were called to the motel …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a Pemberton Township drug dealer was sentenced today to 12 years in New Jersey state prison for causing the death of a customer to whom she sold fentanyl-laced heroin in 2017. Shannon McGuigan, 36, must serve 85 percent of the term before becoming eligible for parole under the …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Edgewater Park Township Police Department Chief Brett Evans announced that the man who was killed in last night’s shooting in the 200 block of Ivy Road in Edgewater Park Township has been identified as a 23-year-old Willingboro resident. Sameil M. Barrett was fatally shot yesterday while sitting inside a …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Palmyra Police Chief Meghan Campbell announced that a former boyfriend has been charged with killing a 28-year-old woman who was found fatally shot last week in the parking lot of a self-service car wash in the first block of Filmore Street in Palmyra. Antonio Burke, 32, of the 2000 …